An­glers cast a line in com­pe­ti­tion

Central and North Burnett Times - - SPORT -

GAYN­DAH has taken out the in­ter­club shield at the an­nual In­ter­club Fish­ing Com­pe­ti­tion at Mingo Cross­ing.

Biggen­den was a close sec­ond at the Septem­ber 29-30 event. A huge ef­fort was put in by all clubs.

A fine and sunny week­end greeted com­peti­tors from Gayn­dah, Howard, Wu­ruma Dam and Mon­duran as well as hosts, Biggen­den.

The clubs were fish­ing for six dif­fer­ent species of fish of which fivewere caught, and com­pet­ing for the in­ter­club shield aswell as in­di­vid­ual prizes.

A large num­ber of bass and golden perch was caught, and the usual cat­fish.

In­di­vid­ual win­ners in­cluded May Roth (Howard Club) 47cm jew and 23cm span­gled perch; Jack Enchelmaier (Biggen­den) ju­nior win­ner with his 40cm bass and 45cm cat­fish; Har­ri­son Brun­jes (Biggen­den) ju­nior win­ner with his 40cm golden perch; Aaron Kelly (Biggen­den) ju­nior win­ner with his 22cm span­gled perch; Gra­ham Hartwig (Wu­ruma Dam) 43cm golden perch; Jan Bourke (Gayn­dah) 49cm bass and Den­nis Dray­ton (Gayn­dah) 61cm cat­fish.

Satur­day night was en­joyed by all with a bar­be­cue, so­cial­is­ing and sto­ries of the big ones that got away.

Photo: Con­trib­uted

CHAM­PION CLUB: Mem­bers of the Gayn­dah Club with the in­ter­club shield they won at the fish­ing com­pe­ti­tion at Mingo Cross­ing.

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